Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 息


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Meaning

breath, breathing, son

Pronunciation

SOKU
iki

Explanation

Top: oneself (The accented eye as the "self"), below: heart

Mnemonic

I myself I am and my heart exists as long as I breathe, and my breath lives on in my son.

Radicals

oneself(The Radical mizukara shows an eye that has an emphasis to express that the own person is meant.)
heart(Image of a heart with coronary arteries.)
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Vocabulary

いき breath, tone
休息 きゅうそく rest, relief, relaxation
息子 むすこ (hum) son
一息 ひといき puffy, a breath, a pause, an effort
利息 りそく interest (bank)
子息 しそく (hon) son
消息 しょうそく news, letter, circumstances
溜息 ためいき (n) (uk) a sigh
窒息 ちっそく suffocation

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